David Benioff and D.B. Weiss' overall deal with Netflix worth as much as $200 million or $300 million. Yet their biggest and only TV success is an adaptation of George R.R. Martin's book series. They are also going to be busy working on Disney's new Star Wars trilogy. Still, as Brandon Katz notes, "they possess name power and, thus, buzz which is the fuel that feeds the engines of streaming services as they constantly seek to expand their sphere of audience awareness." ALSO: Why Benioff and Weiss' Netflix deal rubs some people the wrong way.
TOPICS: David Benioff, HBO, Netflix, Game of Thrones, D.B. Weiss